H.Res. 1545: Expressing support for designation of the week beginning on the third Monday in September as “National Postdoc Appreciation Week”.

H.Res. 1545

Expressing support for designation of the week beginning on the third Monday in September as “National Postdoc Appreciation Week”.

Date
September 22, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1545 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL) on July 20, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1545 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Supports the designation of “National Postdoc Appreciation Week”;
  • “Recognizes the accomplishments and contributions postdocs make to relevant departments, institutions, fields, and communities around the United States and the world;
  • “Recognizes the career development and other professional needs of postdocs in every field of study;
  • “Encourages the improvement of training and career opportunities in various research fields at all levels of training and stages of all research careers.”